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BLAKE Ambassador explores Antarctica through earth science

BLAKE Ambassador explores Antarctica through earth science

BLAKE Antarctic Ambassador Rachel Worthington wasn’t sure what to study – then she discovered geology, and later oceanography, and she’s so enraptured that she wants all Kiwi kids to know about the incredible opportunities earth science presents. “Look, hey, like if...

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Nominations are open for the BLAKE Young Leader Awards

Nominations are open for the BLAKE Young Leader Awards

Sir Peter Blake believed in the incredible potential of young people to achieve great things. The BLAKE Young Leader Awards aim to recognise our young New Zealanders (Years 5-8) who show commitment to leading positive change in their community that leads to a...

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BLAKE Inspire for Teachers – applications open for 2020!

BLAKE Inspire for Teachers – applications open for 2020!

For primary and intermediate teachers who are passionate about developing their environmental knowledge. BLAKE Inspire for Teachers is a five-day, action-packed environmental education and leadership development programme for primary and intermediate teachers. Fully...

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On board the NIWA Tangaroa voyage

On board the NIWA Tangaroa voyage

In November 2019 BLAKE NIWA Ambassadors Melanie Hayden and Hiromi Beran, and BLAKE Programme Manager Bhakti Patel, set off on the TAN1908 voyage to the Sub-Antarctic Region with programme partner The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). They...

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BLAKE Awards – nominations OPEN for 2020!

BLAKE Awards – nominations OPEN for 2020!

The annual BLAKE Awards recognise and celebrate people whose leadership has delivered high impact results and contributed to a more sustainable future for Aotearoa socially, culturally, environmentally or economically. We are looking for extraordinary New Zealanders...

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Creatures of RV Tangaroa

Creatures of RV Tangaroa

Welcome to Creature Features, where BLAKE NIWA Ambassador, Hiromi Beran, introduces you to some of our voyage’s fishy cast of characters. These are all inhabitants of the Sub-Antarctic region south of New Zealand, in the deep waters of the Campbell Plateau.

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The people of RV Tangaroa

The people of RV Tangaroa

Want to meet the people behind the scenes that make NIWA's science on water possible? Melanie Hayden spent a month aboard the Research Vessel Tangaroa getting to know the crew and scientists who have had plenty of adventures!Crew of RV TangaroaScientists of RV Tangaroa

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